Month: April 2019

Another Legislative Push on Missouri’s Distracted Driving Legislation

Distracted driving is one of the main causes of accidents in the State of Missouri, and it has been for several years. The state has taken some major steps in an attempt to curb the problem by making it illegal to text for anyone who is under the age of 21. But is that enough? […]

Written by on April 30, 2019

Cell Phone Related Car Accidents Are on the Increase in Missouri

Using a cell phone while you're driving is very dangerous. There are laws in Missouri against it, but as of now, they only apply to people who are under the age of 21. The reality is that distracted driving causes more accidents than most people realize; regardless of age.  Distracted Driving Accident Statistics in Missouri […]

Written by on April 25, 2019

Missouri’s Distracted Driving Law – What to Know

Texting while driving is very dangerous, and in Missouri it's now illegal for drivers under the age of 21. This is a fairly new law that has gotten some interesting feedback. Many believe that it shouldn't only apply to people who are below the age of 21. Of course, there are others who think that the […]

Written by on April 23, 2019

What is Elder Abuse? What Missouri Residents Need to Know.

All over the State of Missouri, elderly people are being abused. Sadly, it does happen within families, but it's much more likely to take place when they are in nursing facilities. This can cause a great deal of distress for their loved ones who may not know how to properly identify elder abuse. They may […]

Written by on April 18, 2019

Thinking About a Personal Injury Lawsuit? What to Know to Get Started

Accidents happen all the time in St. Louis. There are car accidents, truck accidents, dog bites, slips and falls, and a myriad of others. The best thing to do if you're a victim is to file a personal injury lawsuit. But what does that entail, and how do you even get started? This is information […]

Written by on April 11, 2019

What to Know about Medical Malpractice Lawsuits in Missouri

If you have been injured as the result of what you believe was medical malpractice, it's important to know your options. One of them is filing a lawsuit, which is something that not everyone is willing to do. But the reality is that you deserve to be compensated for your injuries and the suffering you […]

Written by on April 9, 2019

Tips for Preventing Misunderstandings with Lawyers from Missouri’s OCDC

When you're working with an attorney because you've been injured in an accident, you want to avoid misundertandings at all costs. Too many of them can cause severe delays for your case, and it's important for you to be able to communicate with your lawyer as much as possible. Working With Your St. Louis Personal […]

Written by on April 4, 2019

Meet Our Lawyers – Theodore Hoffman and Steven Gelfman

When you've been the victim of an accident, it can be difficult to know what to do. You may realize you need to hire an attorney to help you; someone who will fight hard for you to get compensated correctly. How do you know who you should work with? At Hoffman & Gelfman, Attorneys at Law, […]

Written by on April 2, 2019